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Plant Manager Chemical Engineering

Location:
Whittier, CA
Salary:
130000
Posted:
October 25, 2022

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DAVID RAMIREZ

Whittier, CA *****

ads6sx@r.postjobfree.com

562-***-****

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Competent and results-oriented with 20+ years of significant and progressive business experience. Strong

track record in providing management, supervision and motivational expertise to streamline operations,

improve processes and increase operational efficiency.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

MANAGEMENT

Direct the manufacturing, development, packaging and assembly of various product lines.

Lean Manufacturing, Sanitation, HACCP Certified, Production Planning, OSHA Safety, DOT Training, Budget control, SQF and GMP

Oversee Production in general, scheduling, staffing, inventory, raw and finished goods, logistics and budget control.

Assist in developing and projecting contract budgets to measure cost reduction programs.

Effectively reorganize operations, coordinate and manage various production-oriented projects.

ADMINISTRATION

Recruitment, hiring, training, supervision development, scheduling and evaluation of staff.

Implementing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), corrective Actions Plans, Safety

HACCP certified, GMP, SQF and OSHA proficient.

Assisted Sales, Marketing and Quality control, Shipping/Receiving and R&D Departments

SKILLS / ABILITIES

Performing Physical and Chemical Laboratory testing and analysis for both Organic and Inorganic product lines.

Calibration and general maintenance of mechanical and chemical equipment and machinery.

Supervising hazardous waste treatment and storage facilities, ensuring OSHA compliance regulations.

Preparing all designated shift and EOM production reports and financial statements.

Bilingual in English and Spanish.

Strong Computer/Technical skills, including: MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet and Email

Safety training, Incident commander, 40 hours OSHA, HACCP, GMP and others.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Lean Manufacturing

SQF

Safety

Regulatory compliance

P& L

HACCP

Total Quality Management (TQM )

Team Building Training

Efficiency, STDS.

SOP's

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

DR CONSULTING (own business) October 2020 to date

MCI FOODS INC, ( RTE, USDA PLANT) August 2019 to Oct 2020

Plant Manager ( Under Contract)

In coming meat products Beef, Pork and Poultry, cook and pack,,, ( burritos mostly for schools)

Production Schedule in order to have Cooking products ready for Production Lines

Budget Control, for Immediate repair and Future investments

Tunning HACCP for 3rd party audits and SQF Certification.

Performance Evaluations

Purchasing Materials

CI Projects,

Production efficiencies

ACHIEVEMENTS

HACCP Tuning to be able to pass SQF

Building Improvement to be able to pass SQF and 3rd party Audits.

Stablish and secure Production STDS to improve efficiency

Time Studies to improve efficiency

PROPORTION FOODS ( USDA RTE PLANT) June 2017 to July 2019

Plant Manager.

Responsible for production control, SOP’s, POP’s, production efficiency, hiring, firing and performance evaluations.

In coming frozen meat products to further process value added beef, pork, and poultry.

USDA, FDA and BRC regulated.

Provided training to all associates in production GMPs, HACCPs, and OSHA areas.

Responsible for materials and logistic control.

400 staff, 10 direct reports.

Worked with scheduling, materials, sales and warehouse departments.

Ensured that everything was produced in accordance with a master schedule.

Responsible for Continuous Improvement and Lean manufacturing projects.

Maintenance, Production

CAPEX, Budget Control, P & L

ACHIEVEMENTS: Building and Machinery Improvement to pass 3rd Party Inspections.

updated all SOP's.

Revision of all STDS, to improve Lines Efficiencies.

Developed Safety Training Calendar, and Trained all employees

Ramona’s Food (USDA Plant manufacturing frozen and RTE products)

Plant Manager Feb 2014 to June 2017

Responsible for production control, SOP’s, POP’s, production efficiency, hiring, firing and performance evaluations.

Provided training to all associates in production GMPs, HACCPs, OSHA and other areas.

Responsible for materials control logistics.

300 staff between 2 shifts

Worked with scheduling, materials, sales and warehouse departments.

Ensured that everything was produced in accordance with a master schedule.

Responsible for Continuous Improvement and Lean manufacturing projects.

CAPEX, Budget Control, P&L

ACHIEVEMENTS: Developed the HACCP Plan, and train all personnel

Preparing building, Machinery and all training Materials to Pass the SQF Plan

Reduced the down times

Developed all Std’ s to Establish the Initial Efficiencies.

Help them to recuperate lost customers.

MOJAVE (McCORMICK Food spice div) 2012 – 2014

PlantOpManager Manager

Production efficiencies, downtimes, Lean manufacturing studies etc.SQF rev, HACCP implementing.

Worked with scheduling, materials, sales and warehouse departments.

Ensured that everything was produced in accordance with a master schedule.

Responsible for Continuous Improvement and Lean manufacturing projects.

Budget control, P&L

Warehousing, Packing, QC, CAPEX

Maintenance

OSHA, Safety and all EHS building issues.

ACHIEVEMENTS: Time Studies to define all Lines Std’s, reduce down times and improve Efficiencies.

Developed the PM for all packing machines, to reduce down times.

Improve all SOP’s, and all Safety Training Calendar

Improved Efficiencies of all Manual Production Lines.

WINDSOR FOODS (USDA RTE PLANT)

Operations Manager 2003-2012

Work Schedule, Hiring, Firing and all performance Evaluations

Revised all POP’s and SOP’s and Lean manufacturing implementation.

Assisted Maintenance and Engineering departments to modify all mechanical and Chemical equipment as needed.

Worked with Quality Assurance and Environmental Departments to reduce emissions.

Conducted performance evaluations, corrective actions and technical/safety training.

Developed OSHA and EHS plan

ACHIEVEMENTS: Revise all HACCP, SQF plan to make them pass the Audits.

Developed the PM program.

Transition from Manual to Mechanical wrap up of all Egg Rolls and Spring Rolls.

Reduced Down Times in all Manual prod lines.

PHIBRO TECH, Previous So Chemical company,

PLANT PROD MANAGER 1995-2003

Water base Haz waste recycling company

Managed budget, procurement, production efficiency and administration.

Conducted training, safety and production plans to improve efficiency.

Conducted hiring, performance evaluations, and corrective actions.

Controlling all Haz waste solutions in accordance with all EPA and state regulations

Provide safety and production training to all associates.

EDUCATION

Master’s Degree, Flexible Food Packaging (Pouches, Institute of Cellulose and Paper in Guadalajara, Jalisco Mexico)

(had certificate)

B.S in Chemical Engineering, University of Guadalajara/Jalisco, Mexico ( have title)

Lab Analysis Organic and Inorganic, Rio Hondo College/ Whittier, California.( No certificate)



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